Check Out What Whales Are Doing With TSM

Check Out What Whales Are Doing With TSM

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Taiwan Semiconductor.

Looking at options history for Taiwan Semiconductor TSM we detected 46 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 52% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 47% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 17 are puts, for a total amount of $910,724 and 29, calls, for a total amount of $1,370,401.

What's The Price Target?

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $70.0 to $110.0 for Taiwan Semiconductor over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Taiwan Semiconductor's options for a given strike price.

Below, we can observe the evolution of the volume and open interest of calls and puts, respectively, for all of Taiwan Semiconductor's whale activity within a strike price range from $70.0 to $110.0 in the last 30 days.

Taiwan Semiconductor Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
TSM PUT SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $75.00 $207.9K 550 1.0K
TSM PUT SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $75.00 $187.5K 550 505
TSM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/16/22 $80.00 $161.6K 6.5K 1.4K
TSM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/09/22 $80.00 $140.0K 3.3K 519
TSM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $75.00 $119.7K 12.6K 299

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
TSM PUT SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $75.00 $207.9K 550 1.0K
TSM PUT SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $75.00 $187.5K 550 505
TSM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/16/22 $80.00 $161.6K 6.5K 1.4K
TSM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/09/22 $80.00 $140.0K 3.3K 519
TSM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $75.00 $119.7K 12.6K 299

Where Is Taiwan Semiconductor Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 7,055,072, the price of TSM is down -2.97% at $79.83.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 52 days.

Options are a riskier asset compared to just trading the stock, but they have higher profit potential. Serious options traders manage this risk by educating themselves daily, scaling in and out of trades, following more than one indicator, and following the markets closely.

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